Eleanor Powell Height Weight Body Measurements Bra Size

Eleanor Torrey Powell was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States, on November 21, 1912, was an American actress and dancer. Young Eleanor Powell first started performing in clubs, vaudeville and at private parties. She made her big screen debut in pre-Code musical comedy film Queen High (1930) in role as uncredited dancer. She got her television debut in drama series The Faith of Our Children (1955) as Herself. Eleanor's breakthrough performance came as Irene Foster in musical film Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935). She landed her Broadway debut in a musical "The Optimists" (1928) as performer.

How tall was Eleanor Powell and what was her weight? Eleanor Powell's height was 5' 5¼" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 165.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 110 іn pоunds or 50 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. Eleanor Powell body measurements was bust-waist-hip 33-23-35 in inches or 84-58-89 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 32B with cup size B.

Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Powell
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (photographer unknown) / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

November 21, 1912


February 11, 1982


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 5¼ in | 165.5 cm

Body Measurements

33-23-35 in | 84-58-89 cm


50 kg | 110 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38.5 EU

Best Movies

George White's 1935 Scandals (1935) musical as Marilyn Collins

Born to Dance (1936) musical as Nora Paige

Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) musical as Sally Lee

Rosalie (1937) musical as Rosalie

Honolulu (1939) musical comedy as Miss Dorothy 'Dot' March

Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) musical as Clare Bennett

Lady Be Good (1941) musical as Marilyn Marsh

Ship Ahoy (1942) musical comedy as Tallulah Winters

She guest starred in musical comedy film Thousands Cheer (1943).

I Dood It (1943) musical comedy as Constance Shaw

Sensations of 1945 (1944) musical comedy as Ginny Walker

Duchess of Idaho (1950) musical romantic comedy as Christine Riverton Duncan

Best TV Shows

She hosted Sunday morning TV program for youth The Faith of Our Children (1953–1955).


She started taking dance lessons at the age of 11.

Studied ballet and acrobatics with Ralph McKernan.

She was an only child.

She was signed by M-G-M in 1935.

She was considered the world's greatest feminine rhythm and tap dancer of her time.

She was posthumously awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 1541 Vine Street in 1984.

She was inducted into the International Tap Dance Hall of Fame in 2002.

Eleanor died on February 11, 1982, Beverly Hills, California, United States, at the age of 69.


She was married to actor Glenn Ford (1943-1959) they had one son, Peter Newton Ford.


She dated actor James Stewart (1936).